A glimpse at a little-seen world.
Saturday 25 August, 2012
The Tribe went to war with The Cats in the second All-Ireland semi-final at the home of hurling
Join us at Semple Stadium as The Banner men and the Saffrons clash for a place in the All-Ireland final
Friday 24 August, 2012
The second of Saturday’s All-Ireland U21 hurling semi-finals sees Galway take on Kilkenny in Thurles.
Semple Stadium is the venue as Clare and Antrim look for a place in the All-Ireland Under-21 final against either Galway or Kilkenny.
Monday 16 July, 2012
From Tipperary’s rocky road, why the home-and-away draws are not the answer, to why Waterford’s fight only takes you so far — Shane Stapleton looks at the weekend’s important issues.
Saturday 14 July, 2012
Shane Stapleton was in Thurles as Clare faced neighbours Limerick in a repeat of the League 1B final
Shane Stapleton pucks every ball as Cork clash with Wexford at Semple Stadium in the qualifiers
Shane Stapleton sizes up the titans set to meet in tomorrow’s Munster final.
Monday 4 June, 2012
Star wing-back, managers Jason and Glenn Ryan, and Brian Kavanagh react to Wexford’s draw with Longford at Croke Park
Jack Guiney is Wexford’s new go-to guy and Galway do not always have to depend on theirs are just a couple of the things we noted from these Leinster hurling clashes
Sunday 3 June, 2012
Westmeath put up a spirited showing as The Tribe progress to the Leinster semi-final without Joe Canning
Ollie Baker’s men made the small margins count on Saturday night as Wexford
Dublin were expected to beat Laois but the scoreline – 3-23 to 1-7 – is a big issue to a sport that saw almost half of its games decided by more than nine points in 2011
Saturday 2 June, 2012
John Shaw says his team is better prepared this season as Brian Hanley gets his first full run at inter-county championship hurling
Midfield grafter says the boys in blue deserved more for their efforts in Division 1A but that relegation has been forgotten and there is a championship buzz around the place.
Friday 1 June, 2012
Here’s how we say the lay of the land as Dublin face Laois, Wexford go to Offaly and Westmeath look to shock Galway.
Captain says there are good hurlers playing football this weekend and vice-versa but that it cannot be successful given the Model County’s population
Galway forward doesn’t believe in three-year plans and feels that the Tribe must take their chance if it is presented to them in 2012
Thursday 31 May, 2012
The injured Laois star knows his side face a big challenge but has taken the positives from a win over Anthony Daly’s side in the Walsh Cup.
Saturday 19 May, 2012
Michael Ryan said goodbye to midfielder Shane O’Sullivan this week and there is a feeling that Waterford cannot continue to challenge the top teams when they are losing so much experience.
The 2010 Hurler of the Year showed between 2009 and 2011 that he is prolific but not everyone is convinced that the Tipperary forward is among the best his county has produced
Friday 18 May, 2012
The Dublin young gun and Kilkenny’s old cannon are worth a punt apiece ahead of the hurling championship
Antrim need to avoid old frustrations to overcome Westmeath in Mullingar while there may be a surprise on the cards when Laois visit Carlow
The Naomh Mearnog leaves the inter-county scene at the age of 33 having won six Leinster football titles.
There are seven championship games this weekend but we want to know which most tickles your fancy
Monday 7 May, 2012
Kilkenny dismantled Cork at Semple Stadium on Sunday but are we any the wiser ahead of this year’s championship?
Sunday 6 May, 2012
Kilkenny dismantled Cork at Semple Stadium to win the league title in style, here’s how we called it
Dublin beat Roscommon in Tullamore to claim a second title in three years, here’s how we called the game
Saturday 5 May, 2012
Jimmy Barry-Murphy is putting his brightest red rag out in front of the Kilkenny bull in a much-anticipated league decider in Thurles tomorrow.
Wednesday 25 April, 2012
The Banner County got a dose of reality against Kilkenny but they can still look forward to the Munster championship with plenty of optimism.
Tuesday 24 April, 2012
As long as managers allow their players con referees, they should not exhibit the incredible gaul it takes to call them out in public. It’s a hard enough job as it is.
The reigning Olympic champion will fire off the blocks at the Jamaica International Invitational track and field meet at the National Stadium in Kingston on May 5
Cork have been hugely impressive in 2012 as Jimmy Barry-Murphy continues the work of Denis Walsh and sees one of his older heads make the difference against Tipperary
Stefan Ishizaki puts Elfsborg ahead with a first-time volley from past the half-way line – worth a goo.
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Sheffield United have suspended the reserve team player for comments he apparently tweeted after Ched Evans’ rape conviction
There are valid concerns over Tipperary’s form but it must be remembered that half the team is to come back and that Liam Sheedy wasn’t always able to avoid flat performances
Sunday 22 April, 2012
Every week we turn the lights down, get the popcorn on and watch one of your favourites together. Do join us.
Declan Ryan is finishing the league without having fielded his best team while Kilkenny, Cork and Clare all have cases to think they can start the season with silverware
Friday 20 April, 2012
Limerick manager Maurice Horan says his star midfielder is on a four-week weights programme for his injured knee but could yet miss the entire season